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First Russian Mi-38 Innovative Helicopters to Enter into Military Service

In the next two years, Russian Helicopters expect to hand over the first batch of new Mi-38 helicopters to the Russian army

Mobile Guides on Segways to Roam St. Petersburg Streets

The wheeled tour guides will travel along the most popular tourist routes of the city

St. Petersburg Engineers to Develop First Russian Solar Car

The Ministry of Industry and Trade supported the project of the first electric vehicle processing solar energy into fuel in Russia

Russian Stuntman Creates Transformer from Lada Car

A stuntman creates a Russian version of Optimus Prime based on a Lada platform. And it shoots!

Russian Device to Muffle All Mobile Operators to Combat Terrorism

Member of Rostec has created a new generation of warfare stations that are capable of jamming the signals of mobile operators for security purposes

Number of Electric Vehicles in Russia to Grow to 200,000 by 2020

The Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak believes that the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in Russia could grow to 200,000 by 2020

Moscow Delivery Service Kisses and Tells

The Hugs-n-Kisses delivery service is now up and running in Moscow

Moscow State University Presents a Mirror that Can Be ‘Turned Off’

Physicists of the Moscow State University in collaboration with scientists from the United States and Germany have created a transformable metamaterial based on nanoparticles of gallium arsenide

Lord of Tanks: Russia’s Newest Armata Tank Goes Into Production

The National Interest, an American magazine covering global affairs, recently published an article about the T-14 Armata tank

Neural Nets App to Find Lost Pets Presented in St. Petersburg

The 3bots team developed an application for the VK social network that can help find lost cats and dogs based on their photos

Rusnano Launches 73 Plants in Russia's Regions Over the Past Nine Years

During the first nine years of its operation Rusnano has launched a total of 73 production facilities across 32 regions

Russia Unveils Designs for New MI Kite

The Russian United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has unveiled designs for a series of kites to be used for military intelligence missions

Russian Railways to Develop Driverless Trains

The Russian Railways, or RZD, is currently looking for developers and engineers to work on a new driverless train technology

Matrёshka: Skolkovo Presents Russia’s First Driverless Electric Bus

Russia’s first driverless electric bus “Matrëshka” was presented at the Moscow Skolkovo Innovation Centre

Moscow Metro to Gain 768 Next-Gen Metro Wagons by 2020

Metrowagonmash will produce 768 next-generation metro wagons for the Moscow Metro by 2020

Russia Creates Unique Rifle That Can Shoot at Four Kilometres

Lobaev Arms (Tarusa, Kaluga region) has developed a rifle that is unparalleled throughout the world

Sberbank and Tatarstan Present the First Cash-Free City in Russia

Sberbank and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan have opened the first “cash-free” and “contactless” city in Russia

Russia to Launch Two Space Observatories Before 2025

The new X-ray and ultraviolet space observatories will be launched into orbit within the next decade

Russian University to Make ‘Sensitive Hand’ for Space Robot

Experts from Samara University has begun work on a sensitive system for a robot hand based on fibre-optic sensors

Russian Ministries to Promote Healthy Lifestyle, Clamp Down on Unhealthy Items

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has approved a project to promote healthy lifestyles and encourage preventative measures against non-infectious diseases

Russia’s Azbuka Vkusa Launches Fingerprint Payment System

Azbuka Vkusa, a Russian supermarket chain, has begun testing a fingerprint payment system